Across the Aisle

Clip | 2m 45s | Video has closed captioning.

Although Wilma Mankiller considered herself a liberal Democrat, as Deputy Chief she was chosen by a conservative Republican and was known as a uniter of all people. Wilma launched many cutting edge initiatives that substantially improved living conditions during her tenure; this clip highlights her unifying leadership style especially in relation to improving the Cherokee medical system.

Aired: 03/01/18

Rating: TV-PG

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